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What’s the point of data

It wasn’t long ago that data was often underutilized, rarely talked about, or had limited attention by education leaders. Today it’s an entirely different story. It’s hard pressed these days not to see articles in trade journals, presentations and forums at conferences, and local discussions around how best to report data, disaggregate information, or how to use data to make informed decisions.

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TEACHABLE MOMENTS: Swiss cheese kid

A Swiss cheese kid is my name for a child who exhibit holes in his or her learning due to excessive absences. Absences make it difficult for teachers to help children to experience the same quality of teaching provided on the day missed.

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Only GPA outranks attendance as a performance indicator

After grades, attendance habits among Chicago middle school students provided the best indicator of later academic performance among a range of measures, according to new research.

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Sacramento Section CASBO 12th Annual Mini-Conference & Expo Featured Photo
Sacramento Section CASBO 12th Annual Mini-Conference & Expo

Event Dates: March 06, 2015 -

Twin Rivers - 5115 Dudley Blvd McClellan, CA

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NCASA Conference On Educational Leadership

Event Dates: March 18 - 20, 2015

Raleigh Convention Center - 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC

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